Shyness and Interactionism #sssi #sociology #museums #shyness

On its website the BBC discusses Joe Moran’s latest book “Shrinking Violets” in which the cultural historian explores shyness in politics, literature and psychology. The discussion neatly dovetails with Susie Scott and colleague’s article “Goffman in the Gallery: Interactive Art and Visitor Shyness”, Symbolic Interaction Vol.36(4), 417-438. Scott together with her co-authors Tamsin Hinton-Smith, Vuokko Härmä and Karl Broome use Goffman’s dramaturgical perspective to explore the situational shyness that can be observed in interactive galleries. For access to the article click on the image below.

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